The European Festivals Research Project (EFRP) and Festival Borštnikovo srečanje (the Maribor Theatre Festival) invite proposals for presentations at the EFRP research workshop “Artistic Festivals and Continuously Operating Cultural Organizations” to be held in Maribor, Slovenia October 21–23, 2011.
The organizers aim to select around 14 presentations to be featured in the workshop. Research approaches and forms can vary, including case studies and comparisons, typological analysis of relationships, examinations of specific aspects of competition, interdependence and synergy. Various points of view are welcome, including those of artists, programmers and producers, funders, critics, and audiences, and issues can include programming and production, logistics, marketing and communication, audience development, educational activities, media coverage, sponsorship, and cultural policy.
The deadline for submissions is April 15, 2011. For more information on the application process, visit the European Festival Association website.